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Froth on the Daydream

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Froth on the Daydream (L'Écume des jours; literally: "The Foam of Days") is a 1947 novel by French author Boris Vian. [1]

40 relations: Alexandra Stewart, Audrey Tautou, Éditions Gallimard, Being and Nothingness, Berlin International Film Festival, Bernard Fresson, Boris Vian, Edison Denisov, Existentialism, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Fnac, Harvard University, Homonym, Homosexuality, Jacques Perrin, Jean-Paul Sartre, John Sturrock (writer), L'écume des jours (opera), La Princesse de Clèves, Le Grand Meaulnes, Le Monde, Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century, Los Angeles Times, Marie-France Pisier, Michel Gondry, Mood Indigo (film), Nausea (novel), Nina Bernstein, Page boy (wedding attendant), Progressive rock, Pun, Romain Duris, Sami Frey, Spoonerism, Stanley Chapman, The Harvard Crimson, The Independent, Tragedy, Valet, Word play.

Alexandra Stewart

Alexandra Stewart (born June 10, 1939) is a Canadian actress.

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Audrey Tautou

Audrey Justine Tautou (born 9 August 1976) is a French actress and model.

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Éditions Gallimard

Éditions Gallimard is one of the leading French publishers of books.

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Being and Nothingness

Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology (L'Être et le néant: Essai d'ontologie phénoménologique), sometimes published with the subtitle A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology, is a 1943 book by the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, in which the author asserts the individual's existence as prior to the individual's essence ("existence precedes essence") and seeks to demonstrate that free will exists.

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Berlin International Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival (Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), usually called the Berlinale, is a film festival held annually in Berlin, Germany.

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Bernard Fresson

Bernard Fresson (27 May 1931 – 20 October 2002) was a French cinema actor.

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Boris Vian

Boris Vian (10 March 1920 – 23 June 1959) was a French polymath: writer, poet, musician, singer, translator, critic, actor, inventor and engineer.

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Edison Denisov

Edison Vasilievich Denisov (Эдисо́н Васи́льевич Дени́сов, April 6, 1929 – November 24, 1996) was a Russian composer in the so-called "Underground"—"Anti-Collectivist", "alternative" or "nonconformist" division of Soviet music.

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Existentialism

Existentialism is a tradition of philosophical inquiry associated mainly with certain 19th and 20th-century European philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences,Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ed.

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG) is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. and John C. Farrar.

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Fnac

Fnac is a large French retail chain selling cultural and electronic products, founded by André Essel and Max Théret in 1954.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Homonym

In linguistics, homonyms, broadly defined, are words which sound alike or are spelled alike, but have different meanings.

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Homosexuality

Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.

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Jacques Perrin

Jacques Perrin (born Jacques André Simonet; 13 July 1941) is a French actor and filmmaker.

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

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John Sturrock (writer)

John Anning Leng Sturrock (14 June 1930 – 15 August 2017) was an English writer, editor, reviewer and translator who was closely associated with the Times Literary Supplement and later the London Review of Books.

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L'écume des jours (opera)

L'écume des jours (English: The Foam of Days) is an opera in three acts (14 scenes) by the Russian composer Edison Denisov.

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La Princesse de Clèves

La Princesse de Clèves is a French novel which was published anonymously in March 1678.

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Le Grand Meaulnes

Le Grand Meaulnes is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier, who was killed in the first month of World War I. The novel, published in 1913, a year before the author's death, is somewhat biographical – especially the name of the heroine Yvonne, for whom he had a doomed infatuation in Paris.

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Le Monde

Le Monde (The World) is a French daily afternoon newspaper founded by Hubert Beuve-Méry at the request of Charles de Gaulle (as Chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic) on 19 December 1944, shortly after the Liberation of Paris, and published continuously since its first edition.

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Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century

The 100 Books of the Century (Les cent livres du siècle) is a list of the one hundred best books of the 20th century, according to a poll conducted in the spring of 1999 by the French retailer Fnac and the Paris newspaper Le Monde.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Marie-France Pisier

Marie-France Pisier (10 May 194424 April 2011) was a French actress, screenwriter, and director.

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Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry (born 8 May 1963) is a French independent film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Mood Indigo (film)

Mood Indigo (L'Écume des jours) is a 2013 French surrealistic romantic science fantasy tragedy film co-written and directed by Michel Gondry and co-written and produced by Luc Bossi, starring Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou.

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Nausea (novel)

Nausea (La Nausée) is a philosophical novel by the existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, published in 1938.

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Nina Bernstein

Nina Bernstein (born 1949) is a journalist, best known for her New York Times reporting on social and legal issues, including award-winning coverage of immigration, child welfare and health care.

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Page boy (wedding attendant)

A page boy is a young male attendant at a wedding or cotillion, a social dance.

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Progressive rock

Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.

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Pun

The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that exploits multiple meanings of a term, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.

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Romain Duris

Romain Duris (born 28 May 1974) is a French actor, best known for his role in Cédric Klapisch's Spanish Apartment trilogy, which consists of L'Auberge Espagnole (2002), Russian Dolls (2005) and Chinese Puzzle (2013).

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Sami Frey

Sami Frey (born Samuel Frei on 13 October 1937) is a French actor of Polish Jewish descent.

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Spoonerism

A spoonerism is an error in speech in which corresponding consonants, vowels, or morphemes are switched (see metathesis) between two words in a phrase.

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Stanley Chapman

Stanley Chapman (15 September 1925 – 26 May 2009) was a British architect, designer, translator and writer.

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The Harvard Crimson

The Harvard Crimson, the daily student newspaper of Harvard University, was founded in 1873.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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Tragedy

Tragedy (from the τραγῳδία, tragōidia) is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences.

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Valet

Valet and varlet are terms for male servants who serve as personal attendants to their employer.

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Word play

Word play or wordplay (also: play-on-words) is a literary technique and a form of wit in which words used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement.

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Foam of the Daze, Froth on the daydream, L'Écume des Jours (1967), Pianocktail, Spray of the Days, The Froth on the Daydream.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Froth_on_the_Daydream

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